Veterans Gather in Support of Others

Veterans and others gathered Sunday to support their own, collecting personal care items for former members of the service in need of assistance. The event, held at Walt Whitman High School, included a car show and music. The collection was part of Operation Enduring Care, Read More …

Veterans Honored With Ceremony in Greenlawn

Veterans Day was marked Friday in Greenlawn with the American Legion, firefighters, Scouts and others saluting those who have served throughout the decades in the American military. Several organizations stepped forward to place wreaths at Greenlawn Memorial Park hosted by American Legion Post 1244. In Read More …

Commemoration, Lights to Honor Veterans

American Legion Post 1244 will host a Veterans Day commemoration on Nov.11 in Greenlawn. The service will begin at 11 a.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Park, at the corner of Pulaski Rd. and Broadway. Veterans, government officials and members of the public are expected at the Read More …

Greenlawn Veteran Named Legionnaire of the Year

A veteran who has made it his mission to assist residents at the Northport VA Medical Center homeless shelter has been named Legionnaire of the Year 2021 by the American Legion Greenlawn Post 1244. Albert Statton II, who also serves in the Greenlawn Fire Department, Read More …

2 Greenlawn American Legion Post Members Honored

Ed O’Shea and Charlie Armstrong of the Greenlawn American Legion Post 1244 were honored recently with a New York State Senate Commendation Award in recognition of their dedication and commitment to the post’s Boys and Girls State program. The NYS Senate Commendation Award, presented by Read More …

Veterans to Be Honored in Town, American Legion Ceremonies

The American Legion Post 1244 will honor veterans on Monday in its annual Veterans Day observance. It is the only Veterans Day ceremony in Huntington to take place on the actual date of Veterans Day. The ceremony will be attended by many veterans, government officials Read More …

Veterans Invited to Services Day

All veterans are invited to Veterans Services Day, sponsored by American Legion Post 1244 and the Huntington Opportunity Resource Center. Scheduled for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Walt Whitman High School, the event will connect veterans with service providers, human resource representatives and other not-for-profit organizations, Read More …

Hometown Helpers: Bob Santo Grows American Legion Post 1244

Bob Santo is a Huntington local and an American Legion force to be reckoned with. Santo served from 1966 to 1970 in the Air Force during the Vietnam War. When he returned from serving, Santo was immersed in the life of a student—finishing his B.A. Read More …

Huntington Honors Its Veterans

Ceremonies in Greenlawn and at Huntington Town Hall Sunday paid respects to veterans who have served across the decades of American wars. At Huntington Town Hall, Supervisor Chad Lupinacci, members of the Town Board, Suffolk legislators, religious leaders, as well as veterans groups and members Read More …

Veterans Day Ceremonies Planned

Veterans Day ceremonies are scheduled Sunday to honor those who have served in the American military. At 9 a.m., the public is invited to join a ceremony at Town Hall. The ceremony will include a performance by the Northport High School Tour Choir. This year’s Veterans Read More …

Legion Post Collecting Donations to Support Center Veterans

American Legion Post #1244 in Greenlawn is planning its campaign to support veterans at the Community Living Centers at the Northport VA Medical Center. The post purchased and delivered 25 32-inch flat-screen TVs to the hospice patients in Building 8 at the center. When the Read More …